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Sam M.

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  • Joined January 2018

I've worn a lot of hats: writer, business owner, teacher, and musician. I'm originally from Austin, Texas.

  • Da Nang, Vietnam
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Sam M.
Da Nang, Vietnam

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I've been a teacher, a bar owner, a restaurant owner, a DJ, and a freelance writer. I've written about the medical industry, shipping, trade, business, travel, and lifestyle.

Work history

ILA Vietnam
ESL Teacher
English teacher at various levels, from children to IELTS.
APU International School
Taught English and French to international school students in Da Nang.
Dam Son Pub
Owned, managed, was head bartender at a bar in District 7 in Ho Chi Minh City.
Sam's Place Da Nang
Owner, Head Chef
Owned and operated a restaurant in Da Nang serving Texas-style home cooking.
Content Writer
Content writer for a website that focuses on cosmetic surgery, dermatology, dentistry, and beauty.


Trigger Finger Surgery: Options for Damaged Digits

Information about trigger finger surgery, including types, procedures, and costs.

A Feud in Atlanta: Delta and the GOP

An article about Georgia Republicans' backlash against Delta Airlines in response to their rescinding of NRA members' discounts.

Trump's Tariff: Turning Trade Talk On Its Head

An article about the new steel and aluminum tariff enacted by the president.

Pennsylvania's 18th District Goes Democratic: Setting a Trend

An article about the recent special election in western Pennsylvania.

The Anatomy of a Bubble

A brief rundown of the Bitcoin bubble, and a description of financial bubbles in general.

The Death of a Puppy and the Fallacy of Moral Equivalence

A personal narrative of the murder of a dog, followed by an argument as to why eating a dog is not the same as eating other animals.



B.A. International Relations
CELTA Certification


Seeking work


  • Available during business hours, evenings, and weekends


  • Can work 20hrs per week
  • Can commit to 1+ years